Issue 723

31st March, 2011 - 13th April, 2011

Donna Hill of Dallas, Texas Hits the Note

Apart from putting on a stellar two-and-a-half hour show at The Dow Event Center on March 16th, guitarist/singer & songwriter Joe Bonamassa brought a solid crowd of faithful fans to their feet with his distinctly emotive guitar technique and a set list that included material spanning his relatively young career, along with an encore that included a blistering rendition of Led Zeppelin’s Dazed & Confused, melded together with refrains from Jeff Beck’s Ain’t Superstitious.

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Thoughts About Snyder's Marshall Plan for Michigan

I've lived on the city side of the Saginaw city limits for 30 years; the border with Saginaw Township is my property line. I have considered the opportunities lost to our entire Saginaw Valley community, and to me personally, on account of the artificial wall, which divides my neighborhood into separate government jurisdictions.

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The Problems are Massive, The Soutions Require Courage

As my former colleague on the Saginaw Charter Commission, Greg Schmid, writes in a guest editorial in this current edition of The Review, Michigan is set to enact a controversial law that expands state power over fiscally stressed local governments and gives emergency managers broader authority, including the ability to terminate labor contracts.

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Catching Up With a Cultural Icon on the Verge of His Mid-Michigan Appearance

 “To be literate in today’s world is a political statement.” - John Sinclair   At 69 years of age John Sinclair shows no signs of slowing down. Besides touring the world with a loose and ever changing aggregation of Blues Scholars, Jazz Masters and Rock & Rollers, Sinclair continues to release CDs, books, articles and programs while producing podcasts and internet radio programs.

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Bill Schuette Changes Gears

Formally weighing in on Michigan’s Medical Marijuana law, Attorney General Bill Schuette has finally put to rest the matter of purported “haziness” in the law enacted by voters in 2008.

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Greyson Richard Curry (age 15) won the 2011 Scott Winchester Award as Saginaw’s Travel Hockey Player of the Year. Standing [l to r] Pat Premo, Devan Bayne ‘97, Greyson Curry ‘96, Garrett Medina ‘96, Ben Menapace ‘00, Tyler Lofton ‘97, Riley Hart ‘96, Brendan Baker ‘01, Brett Brillhart ‘97, Aidan Curry ‘98, Nicholas Alfano ‘98.

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Recap of the First Playoff Game

The Dow Event Center had a definitive “buzz” in the air on Friday March, 25th as the Spirit took to the ice against the Guelph Storm.  The “buzz” in the air was not from Saginaw’s Indoor Football team, the Saginaw "Sting," whom had won their home game the previous night.

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